ARTS ON TELEVISION
A sampling of fine arts on television the week of Oct. 25-31
SUNDAY, OCT. 25 WHUT, 10-11 p.m.
Country singer Tim McGraw performs “Two Lanes of Freedom,” “One of Those Nights” and more in the season premiere of “Live From the Artists Den.”
WHUT, 11 p.m.-midnight
“Chuck Wagon Gang: America’s Gospel
Singers — The Legacy Lives On” profiles the Southern gospel group, featuring old recordings, rare photos, live performances and personal accounts.
MONDAY, OCT. 26 HBO, 9-10:30 p.m.
The documentary “How to Dance in Ohio” focuses on a 12-week dance course that prepares a group of autistic young people for their spring formal.
WHUT, 9:30-10 p.m.
Danny Rubin, co-writer of the comedy classic “Groundhog Day,” recounts the making of the film on “On Story.”
TUESDAY, OCT. 27
WHUT, 8-9 p.m.
“Extreme by Design” follows a group of students at Stanford University’s Institute of Design as they work to create products to help poverty-stricken communities in developing nations.
WETA, 9-10 p.m.
“Secrets of the Dead” explores the vampire myth in its Season 15 opener, featuring an interview with “Dracula” author Bram Stoker’s great-grandnephew Dacre Stoker.
THURSDAY, OCT. 29 MPT, 8:30-9 p.m.
“Artworks” focuses on sculpture, featuring segments with sculptural musician Michael Bashaw, Baltimore metal sculptor Chris Bathgate and bronze sculptor Gary Weisman.
FRIDAY, OCT. 30 WETA, 9-11 p.m.
“Live From Lincoln Center” features composer Danny Elfman’s scores for Tim Burton’s films. Elfman, who will attend the performance, has composed music for several of the director’s films, including “The Nightmare Before Christmas,” “Beetlejuice” and “Edward Scissorhands.”
SATURDAY, OCT. 31
WHUT, 8-9 p.m.
The 30th annual “Imagen Awards” honor positive portrayals of Latinos in media.